2009 Man Booker International Prize

Alice Munro, a well known Canadian short story writter, wins the Booker International Prize . “The Man Booker International Prize, worth £60,000 to the winner, is awarded once every two years to a living author for a body of work that has contributed to an achievement in fiction on the world stage. It was first awarded to Ismail Kadaré in 2005 and then to Chinua Achebe in 2007.” quote from the Man Booker web site

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